North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 6, 14, 23, and 24 Guide for Central, Northcentral, Northeast, and Southeast ND

This post is part of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post.

The Districts: 61423, and 24

Click on a District number above for a map of that district

  • District 6 is located in Renville, Bottineau and McHenry counties. It’s legislative seats will not be up for election in 2014
  • District 14 is located in Pierce, Sheridan, Wells, Benson and Kidder counties. It’s legislative seats will not be up for election in 2014.
  • District 23 is located Eddy, Benson, Nelson, Griggs and Steele counties. It’s legislative seats will be up for election in 2014.
  • District 24 is located in Barnes and Ransom County and south of Valley City. It’s legislative seats will not be up for election in 2014

District 6 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking: 

No District 6 Legislators are up for election in 2014. They will be up again in 2016.

Senator David O’Connell (D)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 57.14%
  • Liberty – 60.00%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 44.44%
  • Government Responsibility – 42.86%
  • OVERALL – 48.15%
    • 22nd of 47 Senators
    • 1st of 14 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • Above 12 NDGOP Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 68%

Representative Dick Anderson (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 66.67%
  • Liberty – 65.22%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 63.64%
  • Government Responsibility – 55.17%
  • OVERALL – 60.87%
    • 43rd of 94 Representatives
    • 43rd of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 100%, Chamber Champion

Representative Bob Hunskor (D)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 66.67%
  • Liberty – 17.39%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 27.27%
  • Government Responsibility – 22.58%
  • OVERALL – 25.35%
    • 81st of 94 Representatives
    • 10th of 23 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • Above 0 NDGOP Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 62%

Overall District 6 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 63.49%
  • Liberty – 47.54%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 45.12%
  • Government Responsibility – 40.20%
  • OVERALL – 44.79%

District 14 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking:

No District 14 Legislators are up for election in 2014. They will be up again in 2016.

Senator Jerry Klein (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 57.14%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 44.44%
  • Government Responsibility – 57.14%
  • OVERALL – 60.34%
    • 5th of 47 Senators
    • 5th of 33 NDGOP Senators
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 76%

Representative Jon Nelson (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 33.33%
  • Liberty – 56.52%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 48.39%
  • OVERALL – 50.70%
    • 59th of 94 Representatives
    • 59th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 84%

Representative Robin Weisz (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 83.33%
  • Liberty – 60.87%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 55.17%
  • OVERALL – 59.42%
    • 47th of 94 Representatives
    • 47th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 85%, Chamber Champion

Overall District 14 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 72.22%
  • Liberty – 58.18%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 51.18%
  • Government Responsibility – 53.57%
  • OVERALL – 56.82%

District 23 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking:

Senator Joan Heckaman (D)

Running in 2014?: Yes

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 0.00%
  • Liberty – 42.86%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 11.11%
  • Government Responsibility – 46.43%
  • OVERALL – 34.48%
    • 33rd of 47 Senators
    • 5th of 14 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • Above 5 NDGOP Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 60%

ND Dem-NPL District Convention Challenger?: None identified

NDGOP Candidates?: None identified

Representative Bill Devlin (R) – Speaker of the House

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 83.33%
  • Liberty – 57.14%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 36.36%
  • Government Responsibility – 48.28%
  • OVERALL – 52.24%
    • 57th of 94 Representatives
    • 57th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 88%, Chamber Champion

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?: None identified

ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Representative Don Vigesaa (R)

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 73.91%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 45.45%
  • Government Responsibility – 51.61%
  • OVERALL – 61.79%
    • 42nd of 94 Representatives
    • 42nd of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 77%

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?: None identified

ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Overall District 23 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 61.11%
  • Liberty – 57.97%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 30.97%
  • Government Responsibility – 48.77%
  • OVERALL – 49.50%

 

District 24 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking: 

No District 24 Legislators are up for election in 2014. They will be up again in 2016.

Senator Larry J. Robinson (D)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 40.00%
  • Liberty – 46.15%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 22.22%
  • Government Responsibility – 35.71%
  • OVERALL – 36.36%
    • 30th of 47 Senators
    • 2nd of 14 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • Above 5 NDGOP Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 72%

Representative Dwight Kiefert (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 73.91%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 64.52%
  • OVERALL – 69.01%
    • 24th of 94 Representatives
    • 24th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 88%, Chamber Champion

Representative Naomi Muscha (D)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 50.00%
  • Liberty – 8.70%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 36.36%
  • Government Responsibility – 26.67%
  • OVERALL – 24.29%
    • 82nd of 94 Representatives
    • 11th of 23 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • Above 0 NDGOP Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

Overall District 24 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 63.33%
  • Liberty – 42.92%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 37.71%
  • Government Responsibility – 42.30%
  • OVERALL – 43.22%

Districts 6, 14, 23, and 24 vs. Overall SayAnythingBlog Legislative Rankings – ND Senate

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Districts 6, 14, 23, and 24 vs. Overall SayAnythingBlog Legislative Rankings – ND House

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Districts 6, 14, 23, and 24 Convention Information

If you live in the above districts, we hope you do choose to get involved in the convention process, no matter which party you choose to get involved with. Information on your party’s district convention at publication time is listed below. Make sure you pay your state, and in some cases district (check with your district chair), dues so you are eligible to participate. NDGOP State Dues are $36.50, and ND Dem-NPL State Dues appear to be $25.00 based on their website.

Event Information

NDGOP District 6 Convention

February 16th at 4:00 p.m.
Community Hall
Main Street
Granville, ND

District Chair:

Vern Jacobson
701-263-4931/701-228-4442
lakejake@srt.com

ND Dem-NPL District 6 Convention

Event Information

To be scheduled

District Chair:

Terry Peterson
(701) 721-7286
rsi5@srt.com

NDGOP District 14 Convention

February 16th at 4:00 p.m.
Eagles Club
931 Business 52
Harvey, ND

District Chair:

Craig Wollenburg
701-776-5983
cfwollenburg@hotmail.com

ND Dem-NPL District 14 Convention

To Be Scheduled

District Chair:

Ted Sitz
(701) 324-4573 h
(701) 866-2401 c
tedsitz22@gmail.com

NDGOP District 23 Convention

March 9 at 2:00 p.m.
Cooperstown City Hall
611 9th St NE
Cooperstown, ND

District Chair:

Lauri Olson
701-789-0414
finfarm@mlgc.com

If you are not an incumbent and plan to run for a NDGOP party nomination in Districts 23; or know who might be, please let us know here.

ND Dem-NPL District 23 Convention

Sunday, February 16th @ 2:00pm
Pizza Ranch
815 Burrel Ave SW, Cooperstown

District Chair:

Susan Bergquist
(701) 247-2970
sandh@polarcomm.com

If you are not an incumbent and plan to run for a ND Dem-NPL party nomination in District 23; or know who might be, please let us know here

NDGOP District 24 Convention

February 22 at 1:00 p.m.
Budget Burger Restaurant
931 W Main St
Valley City, ND

District Chair:

Ed Kuhlmann
701-435-2676 (W)/701-952-0494 (H)/701-320-0495(C)
kuhlmann@daktel.com

ND Dem-NPL District 24 Convention

Sunday, February 16th @ 1:00pm
VCSU Student Union, Skoal room
101 College Street SW, Valley City

District Chair:

Steve Anderson
(701) 845-6930
svsc@valleycity.net

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and the host of the Rob (Re)Port on Fargo-based WDAY AM970 from noon-2pm weekdays.

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